Lewis Gene "Genie" Bass Jr.

Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(March 30, 1945 - January 10, 2007)


The Lusk Herald
January 17, 2007


Lewis Gene "Genie" Bass, Jr.

Lewis Gene "Genie" Bass Jr., 61, passed away Jan. 10, 2007 at Community Hospital in Torrington. Genie was born March 30, 1945 in Lusk, Wyoming, the son of Lewis Gene and Ruth (Younkin) Bass Sr. He grew up and attended school at Meadowdale until the second grade when he moved to Torrington where he finished high school in 1964. He belonged to a 4-H Club and the FFA and raised and fattened feeder calves. He joined his father in the ranching business and stayed on the ranch until 2000 when he moved to a DSI group home in Torrington.

Genie was a member of the Episcopal Church in Lusk, the Masonic Lodge No. 49 A.F.A.M., the Order of Eastern Star No. 43 both in Guernsey, Wyoming, the Shrine Mounted Patrol and Wyoming Consistory No. 1 A.A.S.P.

Genie is survived by a sister, Jannae Maddox of Guernsey; two nieces, Brandie Cook and her husband Rick of Torrington and Tiffany Johnson and her companion Tommy Ventura of Idaho Springs, Colorado; one nephew and his son Ty and Blake Johnson of Torrington; a lifetime friend Fred Maddox of Guernsey; three great nieces, Shaylee Cook, Kaylynn Cook and Kassandra Aguallo; and a great nephew Cameron Cook. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services were held at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel in Torrington on January 13. Memorials may be directed to Diversified Services Inc. in his honor. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.




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